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Written by Kathryn Vercillo on June 28, 2011

These days one of the best ways to get of-the-moment personal finance information is on Twitter. If you follow the right Tweeps you can also get discounts, deals and money saving tips on a regular basis regardless of whether or not you follow all of the top personal finance blogs. So which people on Twitter should you be following if you want to stay abreast of the world of personal finance? We’ve culled together a list of 25 of the best personal finance Twitterers for you to check out:

  1. @MoneyWatch. This Twitter account for the popular UK personal finance blog of the same name provides lots of great links and money tips. Additionally this Tweep has been listed on 100+ Twitter lists and you can follow those links to find additional great finance news on Twitter if you are so inclined.
  2. @PensionsGuru. Pensions are an important niche topic in the world of UK finance and this Tweep shares a lot of useful information and news about them to help you out with your own financial planning.
  3. @YouCouldSave. This Tweep has been on numerous important lists including the Top 20 Twitter Accounts to Save You Money. The blog that it’s connected with is ranked as a Times Online Top 20 Best British Personal Finance Blog. You’d be remiss not to follow this Twitterer!
  4. @Monevator. Personal finance isn’t just about saving money. It is also about learning how to properly invest your money. That’s what information you’ll get help with by following this Tweeter.
  5. @RichardBeddard. This investor and writer has one of the most personable voices on Twitter, making the account a joy to follow as well as a great educational resource for personal finance fans.
  6. @MoneySavingExp. There is a reason this money-saving Tweeter has more than 48,000 followers. There is no good reason why you aren’t one of them!
  7. @ftmoney. Are you someone who always tries to stay on top of the personal finance news from London’s The Financial Times? If so then get with the times and start following it on Twitter.
  8. @GuardianMoney. The Guardian’s personal finance news is another great source of information about money issues in the UK. The Twitter account primarily links to articles on the main site, making it easy for you to read what interests you and skip what doesn’t!
  9. @PennyGolightly. Do you think that saving money is fun? If so then you’ll love the lighthearted, cheery, money-saving Tweets of London’s Penny Golightly!

10. @PennyPinchingMum. One great way to use Twitter is to get information on sales and deals from Tweeps. That’s what this account offers. Unfortunately it’s only updated a couple of times per month but it is a nice resource to have coming through your Twitter stream.

11. @marthaltc. Martha Lawton may not have as many followers as some of the Tweeps on this list but she should. She provides terrific information about money matters with lots of informative links and RTs.

12. @financialuk. FinancialAdvice.co.uk is a site that offers free professional personal finance advice to people who ask them questions online. You can add them to your Twitter to get occasional links to great money topics as well as reminders that this is a good place to ask your money questions.

13. @moneywiseonline. If you are a savvy personal finance fan then you are probably familiar with Moneywise, the UK personal finance magazine. Stay on top of their current news and thoughts by following the magazine on Twitter.

14. @ThriftyScot. ThriftyScot provides information on all matters money from loans and mortgages to banking and money tips. Stay on top of it all by following ThriftyScot on Twitter.

15. @thefrugallife. This is the Twitter account of MSN’s frugal blogger, Piper Terrett. Piper is very active in terms of responding to other personal finance people on Twitter so this is a very informative and interactive account to follow.

16. @wriglesworth. Wriglesworth provides financial services and solutions to consumer, corporate and B2B clients. The information they provide on Twitter is an asset to anyone interested in money matters.

17. @financenewscouk. If you enjoy constant throughout-the-day updates about financial news from the UK then this is a must-follow Tweeter.

18. @gompertz. Are you a fan of the BBC? Do you like the voice and information of the BBC’s personal finance correspondent Simon Gompertz? Then this is the Twitter account to follow to keep on getting that information every day.

19. @TheMotleyFoolUK. This well-known personal finance educator does a great job of fitting a whopping amount of information into 140 characters again and again throughout the day.

20. @MoneyFactsPress. This Tweeter doesn’t update frequently, just a few times per month, but every Tweet is a poignant piece of information about the UK’s financial services industry, making it worthwhile to have these Tweets in your stream. For more constant updates from some of the same folks you can instead follow @moneyfactsnews. That’s right – we’re giving you two for one here!

21. @moneycouk. All personal finance news is helpful but if you’re here on our blog then there’s a good chance that you specifically want information about how to save money. Hannah from money.co.uk provides “cunning money tips” via Twitter.

22. @wallsandfutures. Use Twitter to follow Joe McTaggart of Walls & Futures, who provides news and information about property investment in the UK.

23. @whichmoney. Informative site Which? has a huge money section that includes bills and budgeting tips, savings and investment news and more. It’s tough to stay on top of everything on the site but the task is simplified if you follow them on Twitter.

24. @Fru_Gal. This personal finance blogger doesn’t just share links to her latest posts but also poses provocative money questions via Twitter that get you really thinking about your own views on finance.

25. @Miss_Thrifty. Here’s another great UK personal finance blogger. She provides tons of links to money saving deals, tips, articles and more. Definitely one to follow if you enjoy saving money!

And don’t forget that you can stay on top of all of the best promotional code offers in the UK by following us @twit_codes.

4 Comments

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    Martha Lawton
    July 31st, 2011

    Well, this is flattering! Thank you very much for including me on the list. I’m glad you find my thoughts useful.

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    Cindy Switch
    July 29th, 2011

    You’ve got great insights about MY GIFT TO YOU, keep up the good work!

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    StephanieR
    July 23rd, 2011

    I’m now following a couple of those. I still think blogs are more effective and valuable though. I’ve been concentrating on saving money by reducing certain expenses like health insurance lately.

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    MST
    June 30th, 2011

    Handy list! Did you already try the Android Money Saving Tips app? Regularly updated with new savings tips. More info and link to the app can be found on the twitter account: http://twitter.com/#!/moneytipsapp

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